Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond is still not working

Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond is still not working

Richard Hammond spoke after his successful knee surgery last month, the desire to quickly get back to work, but will still be a few months of patience. The former Top Gear presenter, may the coming months, not yet walking.

“It takes a few months for my knee can use it again,” said Hammond Monday in the ITV talk show This Morning. However, he doesn’t want to wait so long for he went back into the car creeps. “I’m about a few weeks back behind the wheel” predicted by the presenter, to quickly add that it is “at most a few months” is going to take.

Hammond flew in mid-June when the Swiss Lucerne from the bend in the mountains. He fell tens of meters down, hit multiple times about the head and landed upside down. Eventually kept the presenter, just a number of fractures to the heavy crash. He was in Switzerland hours of surgery on his knee and still on crutches.


The operation has resulted in that Hammond’s one leg short time seven millimeters shorter. “I need the rest of my life, circles, keep running”, he joked about it. With the help of a metal plate was the leg is again extended. “In a few months should be all back in order.”

Not only Hammond looks forward to the time when he can resume work, also his wife is. She sighed in the talk show that she is the heavyweight, now not only do they have two teenage daughters whole days at home because of the summer holidays, but also “a nine-year-old man”.

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